The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Semantic Web in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Semantic Web over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Semantic Web
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 190
Contract jobs citing Semantic Web 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £328
% change year-on-year -13.63% +67.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Semantic Web is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1128 1217 1865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.72% 35.95% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 970 1423
Median daily rate £525 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 35
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Semantic Web
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Semantic Web as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Semantic Web in the City of London

Semantic Web
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Semantic Web in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Semantic Web in the City of London